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Iraqis Hooked on 'Mazgouf' Dream of Fish Farm Bonanza
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 8:23:00 PM
Iraqis are very fond of "mazgouf", fish split open and cooked over a wood fire, but war has hurt the fish farms.   Full Story

Post-traumatic Stress Soars in U.S. Troops in 2007
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 9:23:00 PM
WASHINGTON—Newly diagnosed cases of post-traumatic stress disorder among U.S. troops sent to Iraq and Afghanistan surged 46.4 percent in 2007, bringing the five-year total to nearly 40,000, according ...   Full Story

Iraq Sunni Arab Bloc Suspends Government Talks
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 9:10:00 PM
Iraq's main Sunni Arab political bloc said on Wednesday it had suspended talks to rejoin the Shi'ite-led government after a disagreement with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki over a cabinet post.   Full Story

Violence in Iraq Falls to Lowest Level in 4 Years
Sunday, May 25, 2008 9:45:00 PM
BAGHDAD—Violence in Iraq has fallen to its lowest level in more than four years, figures released by the U.S. military showed on Saturday, but officials said progress was still fragile and reversible. ...   Full Story

U.S. House Defeats $162.5 Billion in New War Funds
Thursday, May 15, 2008 6:53:00 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday defeated legislation that would have funded the war in Iraq for another year, in a surprise move that the Senate could overturn.   Full Story

McCain: U.S. Can Win Iraq War Within Four Years
Thursday, May 15, 2008 6:50:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate John McCain said on Thursday he believes the Iraq war can be won within four years, leaving a functioning democracy there and allowing most U.S. troops to come home.   Full Story

Iraq, U.S. Move to Avert Baghdad Water Shortage
Thursday, May 08, 2008 8:23:00 AM
Baghdad's crumbling roads, burst sewage pipes and chronic water shortages are casualties of war that get little attention amid the daily litany of gunfights, bombs and bloodletting in Iraq.   Full Story

U.S. House Democrats Favor Timetable for Iraq Troops
Tuesday, May 06, 2008 6:54:00 PM
Democratic leaders in the House have agreed on a plan to fund the Iraq war into next year but included a provision to withdraw combat troops by the end of 2009, lawmakers said Tuesday.   Full Story

Iran Calls New Iraq Talks With U.S. Meaningless
Monday, May 05, 2008 8:14:00 AM
Iran accused U.S.-led forces on Monday of a "massacre" of the Iraqi people and said further talks with Washington about improving security in its neighbour would be meaningless now.   Full Story

Bush Details Extra $70 Billion for Wars in Next Fiscal Year
Friday, May 02, 2008 6:57:00 PM
WASHINGTON—U.S. President George W. Bush on Friday laid out a detailed request for $70 billion to partially fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan while providing more aid to tackle an unfolding global ...   Full Story

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